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Curated research library of TV news clips regarding the NSA, its oversight and privacy issues, 2009-2014

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Primary curation & research: Robin Chin, Internet Archive TV News Researcher; using TV News Archive service.

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Jacob Ward
Science and Technology Correspondent for Al Jazeera america and former editor-in-chief of Popular Science
ALJAZAM 01/28/2014
Ward: Now keep in mind also that there has really been almost no sense yet of how impactly they’re using the data, just that they are collecting enormous amounts of it. And certainly in the private sector a lot of data comes in. But finding ways to make connections within that data, very very difficult to do, and so it's unclear at this point just how much data they’re actually able to make use of, even though we know they’re collecting incredible amounts of it. Drayton: Jake Ward in San Francisco. We should point out the popular game "Angry Birds" has been named in reports. Angry birds maker, Rovio, denies any knowledge of how spy agencies may have gained access to users personal information through it’s app.
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